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Academics for PhD Supervision Nomination

The following academics can be selected to be PhD Supervisors for applicants for 2021 entry

The applications window will re-open in September 2020 for the 2021 intake. This page will be updated to reflect change in staff availability for 2021 before the application window opens in September.

Dr Ha-Joon Chang
  • Director of the Centre of Development Studies
  • Reader in the Political Economy of Development, Faculty of Economics
  • BA in Economics (Seoul National University), MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge)
Dr Graham Denyer Willis
  • Senior Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies and Centre of Latin American Studies
  • B.A. (Toronto), M.A. (Royal Roads), Ph.D. (MIT)
Dr Shailaja Fennell
  • Reader in Regional Transformation and Economic Security,
  • Department of Land Economy
  • Fellow of Jesus College
  • BA, MA, MPhil (University of Delhi), MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge)
+44 (0) 1223 764048
Professor William Hurst
  • B.A. (University of Chicago) M.A. (University of Chicago) Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)
  • From January 2021:
  • Chong Hua Professor of Chinese Development
  • *Please note, Professor Hurst's position at Centre of Development Studies starts in January 2021 and further details will be available in due course. As a temporary measure, PhD applicants wishing to be supervised by Professor Hurst should email PhD administrator Annabel Sherwood on the email given below, and emails will be forwarded to Professor Hurst.*
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